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AGM Conference And Awards Ceremony 2007 Conservation Award Winners: (from left to right) Brigitte Angster-Beckett, Mayor Ron Stevens, Lou Probst, Cameron Gray, Bob Curry, Grace Thornton, Chris Gosselin, Audrey Wilson, Jacob Rodenburg and William Gardiner (in the front).
The Ontario Nature Conservation Awards recognize excellence by honouring individuals, groups, government agencies and corporations who have worked to protect nature in Ontario.
W.W.H. Gunn Conservation Award – Lou Probst
Awarded to individuals who demonstrate outstanding personal service and a strong commitment to nature conservation over a number of years with exceptional results.
Richards Education Award – Jacob Rodenburg
Awarded to an individual who has succeeded in helping people understand the natural world and become enthusiastic supporters of conservation and environmental protection.
W.E. Saunders Natural History Award – Bob Curry
Awarded to an individual who has achieved a significant goal related to an aspect of natural history or natural science research, raising public awareness of natural history, demonstrating local leadership, saving a natural area, or generating conservation funds or publications.
Lee Symmes Municipal Award – City of Orillia and Region of Waterloo
Awarded to a municipality, town, city or region that exhibits community leadership and exceptional achievement in planning or implementing programs that protect and regenerate the natural environment within a community.
J. R. Dymond Public Service Award – Junction Creek Stewardship Committee
Awarded to an individual who shows distinguished public service that resulted in exceptional environmental achievement.
Ontario Nature Achievement Award – Audrey E. Wilson
Awarded to an Ontario Nature member who has made an outstanding contribution to the activities of Ontario Nature.
Awards were presented to the winners at the Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 8th, 2007. Congratulations to the award recipients!
Margaret and Carl Nunn Memorial Camp Scholarship Award – William Gardiner, Phoenix Jacobs Parkin, Grace Thornton and Cameron Gray
Awarded to youth who are 10-15 years of age, who display promise and interest in natural history interpretation or education and have the potential to take an increased leadership role in club programs.
Awards were presented to the winners at the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. Congratulations to the award recipients!